The largest of the Greek Dodecanese Islands, cheap Rhodes holidays attract holidaymakers with its ancient culture, cosmopolitan capital city and expansive beaches. Clubbers flock to Faliraki and the island's epic open-air music venues, while families can enjoy traditional Greek seaside resorts and the old-meets-new charm of Lindos. Rhodes is a sunshine island packed with entertainment.
Rhodes' coastline is littered with natural sand and pebble beaches, some of the most beautiful in all of Greece. You can stretch out on warm, yellow sand with the wide blue ocean ahead and pine-forested mountains behind. The island is a popular spot for watersports, with a natural breeze that heads off the high summer heat. With Blue Flag beaches you can expect clean, safe shores to relax with the whole family and enjoy a swim.
The seemingly endless Ialyssos beach, just outside of Rhodes Town, is home to several large hotel complexes and nightclubs. Despite this, the beach is only busy for a couple of months in the summer and thanks to the beach's long length, there's lots of room for everyone to stretch out. It has all the amenities you need and is even home to international windsurfing tournaments. On the opposite side of Rhodes Town lays Faliraki with its wide golden beach. If you can get there in the morning before the night ravers wake up, you'll find a half-empty shore.
Saint Paul's Bay, Ladiko and Kalithea are often listed as the best beaches in Rhodes, while Kolymbia is a pleasant seaside resort between Rhodes Town and Lindos – ideal for families looking for a quieter destination to enjoy All Inclusive holidays to Rhodes from. The pebble beach at Ixia and southern beach of Prassonissi are both popular with windsurfers and kite surfers.
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Within easy reach of a fantastic golf course, and with a superb beach connected to Afandou village by miniature train, this little destination is an excellent venue for the entire family. A selection of wonderful restaurants, many with live music, and a lively arts and crafts scene complement Afandou's chilled out vibe.
Faliraki has a reputation as a fun and exciting resort. Sports' enthusiasts, sun worshippers and adventurous families can all enjoy a fantastic holiday here. Renowned for its brilliant climate and exciting nightlife, as well as its wide range of restaurants and shopping opportunities, Faliraki is the quintessential holiday resort .
Just 10 minutes' walk along the beach promenade from the capital of Rhodes Town, this purpose-built resort has everything you need to enjoy your holiday. Its two kilometres of beach is home to an array of watersports including waterskiing and windsurfing.
Get away from the crowds in this undiscovered traditional Greek village. Kalathos has a four kilometre stretch of beach – around 30 minutes' walk from one end to the other - and great restaurants and cafes in whitewashed Greek buildings. Enjoy browsing through the gift shops and having coffee in the cafes.
In this small resort check out one of Rhodes' most well-known attractions, the Italian-made hot springs. Afterwards enjoy walking along the beach or doing a bit of snorkelling in the green waters. For a little nightlife, its beachfront club can hold 4,500 people and has had visits from international DJs.
Superb holiday resort with beautiful long sandy beaches, excellent watersports activities, and restaurants. Explore the surrounding area to experience some of the beautiful wildlife and history of this part of Rhodes. Fantastic destination for families - and within easy reach of Lindos with its exciting nightclubs and vibrant attractions.
For a small resort there's plenty going on in Kolymbia. A 10-minute walk along the one-kilometre stretch of sandy beach takes in numerous restaurants and shops. Kolymbia's natural beauty cannot be matched, with its Seven Springs Oasis, Tsambika Mountain and incredible boat-trip opportunities.
A thriving little resort, Lindos is jam-packed with all your holiday essentials including two sandy beaches, fantastic historical structures and an exciting nightlife scene. You can spend your days walking along the narrow cobbled streets, exploring the town's late-night markets or tasting your way through its endless restaurants.
Laid-back holidays are the name of the game at Pastida. You can chill out in some of the local bars and restaurants, or you can visit the local Kremasti beach, only five minutes away and indulge in a huge variety of watersports, including kitesurfing, paragliding.
This small, quiet resort welcomes you to a relaxing getaway in an unspoilt location. With a sandy beach encircled with pine trees and accommodation set right on the waterfront, you'll be in your own little oasis. There are also dozens of beachside restaurants as well as fantastic water sport facilities.
Explore the stunning architecture, enjoy the brilliant shops, or simply sit in a local restaurant and absorb the wonderful atmosphere. Rhodes Town has a fantastic array of venues for both night and day entertainment. Nearby Elli beach is the place for sun worshippers. This destination will keep you happy for days.
Far from madding crowds, this is a great location to relax. Hotels are scattered along the seafront, which is dominated by a long stretch of beach. Lie back on your sunlounger or enjoy watersports such as banana-boat rides, snorkelling and paragliding. At the far end of the beach is a traditional fishing port.
Only a short distance from Rhodes Town, this traditional town mixes ancient and modern architecture seamlessly. The old town boasts crumbling monuments with the newer hotels juxtaposing. The beach offers fantastic crystalline water, while the friendly atmosphere in the Greek tavernas and cafes make it a pleasant holiday destination.
Trianda has a fantastic infrastructure offering restaurants, hotels and bars and great beach facilities. The shingle and pebble beach goes on for miles and given its northerly location, it's also a great spot for windsurfing. There are ancient monuments in the area, while Rhodes Town is just 10 minutes away.